19 occurrences in 13 translations

'Find' in the Bible

And I gave my mind to know [practical] wisdom and to discern [the character of] madness and folly [in which men seem to find satisfaction]; I perceived that this also is a searching after wind and a feeding on it.

There is nothing better for people than to eat and drink, and to find enjoyment in their work. I also perceived that this ability to find enjoyment comes from God.

He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.

and also that everyone should eat and drink, and find enjoyment in all his toil, for these things are a gift from God.

I concluded that it is worthwhile for people to find joy in their accomplishments, because that is their inheritance, since who can see what will exist after them?

I have seen personally what is the only beneficial and appropriate course of action for people: to eat and drink, and find enjoyment in all their hard work on earth during the few days of their life which God has given them, for this is their reward.

To every man whom God has given wealth, and possessions, he has also given him the ability to eat from them, to receive his reward and to find enjoyment in his toil; these things are the gift of God.

In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the end that man should find nothing after him.

And I find more bitter than death the woman, whose heart is snares and nets, and her hands as bands: whoso pleaseth God shall escape from her; but the sinner shall be taken by her.

Behold, this have I found, saith the preacher, counting one by one, to find out the account:

Which yet my soul seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.

Then I beheld all the work of God, that a man cannot find out the work that is done under the sun: because though a man labour to seek it out, yet he shall not find it; yea further; though a wise man think to know it, yet shall he not be able to find it.

Find joy in living with your wife whom you love every day of your pointless life that God gave you on earth, because this is your life assignment and your work to do on earth.

Whatever your hands find to do, do with [all] your strength, because there is no work, planning, knowledge, or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

The work of a fool so wears him out that he can't even find his way to town.

Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.

So remember your Creator during your youth! Otherwise, troublesome days will come and years will creep up on you when you'll say, "I find no pleasure in them,"

The preacher sought to find out acceptable words: and that which was written was upright, even words of truth.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
חקר 
Cheqer 
Usage: 12

מצא 
Matsa' 
Usage: 455

שׁכח 
Sh@kach (Aramaic) 
Usage: 18

ἀνεξιχνίαστος 
Anexichniastos 
Usage: 2

ἀνευρίσκω 
Aneurisko 
Usage: 1

εὑρίσκω 
heurisko 
find ,
Usage: 130

καταλαμβάνω 
Katalambano 
Usage: 14

μέμφομαι 
memphomai 
Usage: 3



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